12.29.17

Your Favorite Eastbay Blogs Of 2017

It was a huge year in the world of sports and in the world of athletic gear, so it makes sense that it was a big year for the Eastbay Blog as well. As 2017 comes to a close, and we get ready for an even bigger 2018, we took a look back at some of your favorite posts from the past 12 months.

 

The Best Basketball Shoes Of 2017

Best of 2017 Basketball Shoes

Did you need a new basketball shoe in 2017? Then you were in luck. From the latest signature shoes of superstars like Kevin Durant, Paul George, and James Harden to better-than-ever team options, Nike, Jordan, adidas, and Under Armour all offered some great kicks. We broke down each major release and gave you the detail you needed to find that perfect fit.

 

2017’s Best Football Gear: Cleats And Gloves Built For How You Play

Best of 2017 Football Gear By Position

A speedy wide receiver needs vastly different football gear than a powerful lineman does, so we created a must-read guide to the cleats and gloves that were built for your playing style. And just like with the basketball shoes, each brand brought some serious heat in 2017 — offering products that are designed to maximize your skills like never before.

 

A Breakdown Of The New Nike NBA Authentic And Swingman Jerseys

Best of 2017 Nike NBA Jerseys

2017 was also the year that the new Nike NBA Jerseys debuted. Their style, comfort, and swagger have all been game-changers, and so has their NikeConnect feature. NikeConnect lets you interact with your favorite players and teams like never before, creating a whole new fan experience. We broke down how to use the revolutionary tech and highlighted the various Nike NBA Jersey styles and features.

 

How Women Can Find Jordan Shoes In Their Size

Best of 2017 Women's Jordans

You can never have too many Jordans. From classic Retros to the latest performance styles, the Jumpman brand always has so many great kicks to choose from. Unfortunately for women, it can often be difficult to find that perfect size. Luckily, we were there to help by giving you a detailed look at how the sizing works, so that you can make sure each J you lace up in is as comfortable as possible.

 

Yeezys Through The Seasons

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It was another huge year for Yeezy fans and we were there to cover every major drop. The legendary adidas Originals Yeezy Boost 350 V2s kicked off 2017 with a black and red colorway (2/11), then dropped jaws with the ‘Cream White’ color (4/29), turned everything up to 11 with the coveted ‘Zebra’ color (6/24), remixed a classic with the ‘Beluga 2.0’ (11.25), and closed strong with the ‘Blue Tint’ (12.16). Which one was your favorite? Let us know in the comments.

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A Look Back: The Hottest Jordan Summer Releases

Take a look back with Drew Hammell from Nike Stories to view old Eastbay catalog pages showing some of the hottest Jordan summer releases from 1997-2003.

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How Women Can Find Jordan Shoes In Their Size

Everybody wants a fresh pair of Js. The problem, if you’re a woman, is that the sizing can be a little bit tricky when it comes to Jordan shoes. So let’s break it down.

The Freak 1: Giannis Antetokounmpo’s First Signature Shoe

The Prince of Milwaukee finally has his own signature shoe, and we have a full breakdown for you.

AAU Apparel Gear Guide Mobile Spotlight

Best Basketball Apparel For AAU Season

With the approach of AAU season Eastbay has put together some outfits to help you look fresh and achieve peak performance.

AAU Shoes Guide Mobile Spotlight

Best Basketball Shoes for AAU Season

It's time to raise your game this AAU season and Eastbay has a guide of the best basketball shoes to take your game to the next level.

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PREVIEWING THE BALLISLIFE ALL-AMERICAN GAME

Get prepared for this year's Ballislife All-American game with Eastbay's pregame coverage.

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A Look Back: Nike Air Zoom GP

Head back to the '90s to revisit Gary Payton's signature shoe the Nike Air Zoom GP.

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Space Jam 2: An analysis of the best kicks for the Tune Squad

An in-depth analysis of what shoes each member of the Tune Squad should wear in Space Jam 2

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Sneaker Showdown

Some of the top basketball shoes from the '90s go head to head in a single elimination tournament.

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A Throwback to the Future with A’ja Wilson

A'ja Wilson is a professional basketball player and outspoken role model. Discover her story of how she went from benchwarmer to baller.

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Rapper Shoes: Which Artists Need Their Own Signature Shoe

A definitive ranking of the top hip hop artists who have yet to drop their own signature shoe.

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Playing Basketball with the Apex Legends

Take a deep into what type of ballers each of the Apex Legends would be, as well as what kind of shoes they would rock in a pickup game.

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